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iCandy: Here’s to Your Health

Electronics that restore vocal ability, mobility, and salubrity

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Photo: Jonas Pfeil/Reuters
Jonas Pfeil, a researcher at Berlin Technical University, took this picture remotely using a ball in which he had embedded 36 miniature cameras of the type used in cellphones. When the ball is thrown, a sensor detects when it is at its highest point and triggers the cameras to snap pictures simultaneously. Software then merges the photos into a single, all-encompassing image.

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back view of man in baseball cap holding controllers for robot arms, which are in silhouette in front of him, just outside of the shadows

Video Friday: Good Behaviors

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